United States Army Vehicles: Rollin’, rollin’, rollin’.   Leave a comment


The U.S. Army must have tens of thousands of vehicle mechanics and technicians, because this military branch has an extensive and immense armada of tracked and wheeled vehicles. Second to none in the world in terms of vehicles, as well as aircraft. Over 350,000 vehicles. A list below with numbers.


US Army strength

546,057 Active personnel (2012)
559,244 Reserve and National Guard personnel (2012)
1,105,301 total (2012)
4,948 aircraft


Humvee: 160,000 (all services)


Joint Light Tactical Vehicle: 53,582 (procurement objective), a muscled-up Humvee, to replace that vehicle.


M939 Truck is a 5-ton 6×6 U.S. military heavy truck: 25,000


The Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) is a series of vehicles, based on a common chassis, that vary by payload and mission requirements. The FMTV is derived from the Austrian militarySteyr 12 M 18 truck, but substantially modified to meet U.S. Army requirements. 108,800 delivered.


Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck (HEMTT): >27,000 (new build and remanufactured), figures include Air Force and National Guard.


 Oshkosh M1070, in A0 and A1 configurations, is the U.S. Army’s current tank transporter tractor: 4,079 (delivered; not all remain in service).


M1 Abrams Main Battle Tank: 4,393 M1A1 and 2,385 M1 in storage,1,174 M1A2 and M1A2SEP variants, 8,308 total.


IAV (Interim Armored Vehicle) Stryker: 4,466


M113 fully tracked armored personnel carrier: 6,000 active duty.


M1117 Guardian Armored Security Vehicle: 2,777 in service. The vehicle is used by base and convoy security forces.


M2 Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle: 6,230 active service


Oshkosh M-ATV is an Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle: 8,722 (delivered; all services)


The Cougar is an MRAP and infantry mobility vehicle structured to be resistant to landmines and improvised munitions: 4,400 (est.)


International MaxxPro MRAP (Mine Resistant Ambush Protected): 8,780 (all services)


M109 155 mm self-propelled howitzer: 950




Posted December 27, 2015 by markosun in Uncategorized

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